Interview: Michael Chen of Aloha Sunday

The co-founder of the San Diego-based boutique discusses the contemporary men's market and gives us an exclusive preview of their F/W '13 lookbook

It’s potentially easier to spot a killer whale off San Diego’s coast than to find a one-stop men’s clothing store that features up-and-coming local designers—at a reasonable price. Seeing the void in the market in the area, Aloha Sunday was started two years ago as a continually evolving retail experiment. The name originates from the familiar Hawaiian phrase for TGIF, “Aloha Friday,” where one says …

Interview: Jeff McCallum

The young surfboard shaper on quality, design and holding true to your values in the face of growth

San Diego-based surfboard shaper Jeff McCallum creates functional works of art. With humble beginnings sweeping and boxing boards for other shapers, he has worked his way up to top of his craft. Blending retro-inspired shapes with modern color palettes and a serious commitment to craftsmanship, McCallum’s surfboards are some of the most sought after in the world. He has traversed the globe shaping for clients …

En Masse

A Montreal artist collective collaborates with the San Diego Art Fair

En Masse, a Montreal-based art collective, has penned signature works in association with the Osheaga Festival of Arts and Music, Piknic electronik, Festival International Montréal en Art, Under Pressure, Manifesto (Toronto), Cirque du Soleil and Sid Lee, to name a few. Now the band of artists brings their talent to San Diego. From 1-4 September 2011, four of Montreal’s core En Masse contributors, Jason Botkin, …